• Md. Abul Kalam Azad
    Principal Coordinator, SDG, Prime Minister's Office
    Status in the board : Chairman, PGCB
Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, has been rendering the responsibility of Chairman, PGCB since 03 January 2012. He was born in Jamalpur in 1957 in a Muslim influential family. He obtained his L.L.B (Honors) and L.L.M. degree from University of Dhaka. He joined in Administration cadre service through BCS 1982 regular batch. He served the government in different positions including Secretary, Power Division and Senior Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD). He was transferred to Prime Minister's Office as Senior Secretary. He was promoted to Principal Secretary, Prime Minister's Office on 16 February 2015. He visited many countries of the globe for training purpose and for government's important assignments. After retirement he joined as Principal Coordinator, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Prime Minister's office on 04 December 2016 for three years.

  • Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus
    Senior Secretary, Power Division
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus joined the Power Division as Secretary in charge on 15 December, 2016. Prior to his joining at the Power Division of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Dr. Ahmad worked for 3 years as the Deputy Chief of Party of the Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), which was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He has an unusual combination of civil service experience in a developing country and high academic accomplishments with solid empirical research involvement. His civil service career provided him a unique opportunity to working in diverse places encompassing both rural and urban areas, regulatory and development agencies, and local government as well as ministerial positions. His academic and research background, on the other hand, made him well conversant of the development policy perspectives.
Dr. Kaikaus received his Master of Arts degree in Development Economics from the Center for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA, and PhD in Public Policy and Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA. His research focus covers interdisciplinary subjects such as governance, poverty, development, labor market, migration, etc. Dr. Ahmad has published research papers and survey reports for IFPRI. His one of the significant journal articles was in the World Development Journal on the structural transformation in Bangladesh economy. He has expertise on developing questionnaires and sampling frames for surveys. Along with his current government responsibilities, he is also researching on cluster-based economic transformation, fish value chain, rural nonfarm economy, and public expenditure for economic development.
Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus joined the Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) cadre on 21 January 1986. He has worked different levels of field administration such as Assistant Commissioner, Upazila Magistrate, and Upazila Nirbahi Officer. He also worked on deputation in several organizations that include Directorate of Accommodation, Department of Narcotics Control and Bangladesh Services Limited. At the Ministerial level, Dr. Ahmad worked for the Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Economic Relations Division, Additional Secretary Power Division and Chairman Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC). Dr. Kaikaus also worked as part-time faculty at Collin County Community College in Texas, USA and at the American International University, Bangladesh. He regularly attends as guest speaker at the Public Administration Training Centre, Bangladesh Civil Service Academy, and the Dhaka University.
Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus is the Chairman of Board of Directors of number of companies like Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd., North-West Power Generation Company Ltd., Electricity Generation Company Ltd., Coal Power Generation Company Ltd., Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. and Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Ltd. The Government has also entrusted him with the responsibility of Director of couple o more companies like Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd., Infrastructure Development Company Ltd., Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company Ltd., Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Ltd.

  • Engr. Khaled Mahmood
    Chairman, BPDB
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
Engineer Khaled Mahmood is the Chairman of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). He assumed the responsibility as the 43th Chairman on 17 August 2016. Before joining as Chairman he was serving Member (Generation) in the board. He was born in 23 December 1958 in the district of Mymenshing. He achieved BSc Engineering degree on Electricity from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in the year 1981. On 11 August 1981 he joined BPDB as Assistant Engineer in board affairs department. Later he served in Design and Inspection Department, Deputy Director Function Department, Chief Engineer (Generation) Office, with different capacities. He also served as Chief Engineer (Generation) in BPDB.
Engineer Khaled Mahmood travelled India, China, South Korea, Japan, France, the USA, Check Republic, Italy, Australia, Germany, Turkey, Thailand, Singapore etc. countries for training and professional assignments. He is married and blessed by a son and a daughter.

  • Syed Mamunul Alam
    Joint Chief, Power Division
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
Syed Mamunul Alam joined the Power Division as Joint Chief on 28th January 2018. Prior to his joining at the Power Division of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Syed Mamunul Alam worked for 3 years as Joint Chief, Health wing, Socio-Economic Infrastructure Division, Bangladesh Planning Commission, Before Joining in Health Wing as Joint Chief he worked near about for 7 years in M/O Labor and Employment, Planning Commission, M/O Food, M/O Post & Tele communication, Economic Relation Division & M/O Land as Deputy Chief from January 2009 to June 2015, He also worked as Senior Assistant Chief/Assistant Chief for 15 years in M/O Labor and Manpower, M/O. Industry, M/O Local Govt. & M/O Cultural From 1993 to 2008, He has a wide range of expertise on Project Planning, Project processing, Project designing on many Ministries/Divisions.
Syed Mamunul Alam got his Honor’s & Master of Science degree in Physics from Jahangirnagar University.
Syed Mamunul Alam Joint the Bangladesh Civil Service (Economic) Cadre on 01st April 1993. He has worked at different level of Development activities in different Ministries/Divisions/Planning Commission.

Syed Mamunul Alam in his long career in Govt. service, visited many countries, like India, Nepal, Bhutan, Srilanka, Thailand, Malyasia, Indoneasia, Korea, Japan, China, Australia, UK. USA, KSA, UAE, Germany, Franch, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, for Training, Workshop, Seminar, Exposure Visit/ Study tour, as member of Govt. Delegation, Project inspection.

Syed Mamunul Alam is from Tangail, He is married & blessed with two daughters and One Son.

  • Md. Shafiul Islam
    Managing Director, Onus Group
    Status in the board : Independent Director, PGCB
Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam is a visionary business leader and successful entrepreneur of Bangladesh. He is playing a very important role for development of private sector of the country with his vibrant and dynamic leadership. He was Born in 16 February 1955 in the District of Dhaka at Kaligonj, Keranigonj.

Mr. Islam is the Managing Director of Onus Group.

He led the RMG Sector of the country over thirty years and was the president of Bangladesh Garments Manufactures and Exporters Association (BGMEA), the largest export earning sector of the country. He proactively involves with different international and regional business organizations and contributing for regional economic integration. He is the Executive Committee Member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SAARC CCI), the apex regional trade body of SAARC countries and governing body of Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce (SRCIC). He also involves with the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industries (CACCI), the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, etc.

He is representing the private sector in different government and semi-government organizations, e.g., Directors of Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA), Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA), Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Nuclear Power Plant Company Bangladesh Ltd. and Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) etc. He led the business delegations in different parts of the world. He started his export-oriented garments industry namely, Onus Group, the largest export earning sector of the country. He has also successfully diversified his business in other sectors like garment accessories, real estate, shipping, fishing trawler, bredging, solar energy, auto bricks, handicrafts etc. He has employed over six thousand people in his business group recently.

Besides business, he actively involves in the social activities and holds positions of different social organizations. He is the Director of Trustee Board-BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT). He is also the Vice President of Society for Anti Addiction Movement (SAAM), Vice President of Centre of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industry (CEBAI) and Vice President of Rugby Federation, Director of Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited, Director of BGMEA Apparel Club.

Mr. Islam obtained B.Com (Hon’s) & M.Com degree in Accountancy from University of Dhaka. He Married to Mrs. Leesa Khalid Islam and is blessed with three daughters and one son.

  • Dr. Jamaluddin Ahmed, FCA
    Director, Emerging Credit Rating Ltd.
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
Education: Awarded PhD (1996) from Cardiff Business School, University of Wales UK on "The Adverse Effect of Currency Devaluation on the Foreign Borrower Enterprises of Bangladesh" under Commonwealth Scholarship. Awarded Associate Membership at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (1985) and fellow (1990). Secured First Class in Masters Degree (1978) and Bachelor with Honors (1977) from the Accounting Department of Dhaka University. Secured 4th position in Commerce Group from Dhaka College (1975) in HSC examination.
Membership of Professional Societies and Public Interest Institutions: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB)-President (2010) and Vice President (2007, 2006), Council Member (1998-2012).South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA)-Board Member (2010), Executive Secretary (2002). Bangladesh Economic Association- Treasurer (2004-2009) Vice President (2010-11). American Accounting Association (member). British Accounting Association (member). Member of Taxation Reform Committee (2010) formed by the NBR. Representation from ICAB to the Boards of Dhaka WASA, Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd (2010), Consultative Committee at the Securities and Exchange Commission (2011), Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Limited (2010). Member of the Board of Directors of Janata Bank Limited, Essential Drugs Company Limited, Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited. Chairman of Board Audit Committee- Janata Bank Limited and Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited. Contested at the Parliamentary (Noakhali-2) Election (2008) from the Awami League.
Professional Achievements: Senior Financial Expert of DFID funded Remittance Payment Partnership (2007-2008) at Bangladesh Bank on formulation of National Payment System, Cheque Automation and clearing system, process development for secured remittance and introduction of mobile banking in Bangladesh. Prepared consultative paper Evaluation of Mobile banking in Afghanistan (2008). CWASA, DWASA, KWASA: Accounting and Financial System Computerization (2004, 2005, and 2009). Development of Accounting and Auditing System in the Department of Co-operatives of Bangladesh Government (2006). Financial Evaluation and Preparation of IFRS based Financial Statement for Rupali Bank Limited (2002-5), International Financial Reporting System (IFRS) based Financial Statement Preparation for Bangladesh Bank and Bangladesh Power Development Board (2009-10). Team Leader for Development of Uniform Energy Accounting for the Energy companies under the jurisdiction of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) under the supervision of USAID. Audit Engagement Partner of 10 Banks and Leasing Companies, 4 Energy Companies, 10 Listed non-bank companies and Tax Advisor of large number local and multinational companies. Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury, Chartered Accountants firm associated with Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu in Bangladesh. Currently working with ICT education at 27 High Schools of the National Constituency Noakhali-2.
Research and Publications: Include, Economics of Growth in Bangladesh-Paper presented at the International Conference of Chartered Accountants (2006), Restructuring the Revenue and Expenditure Management of Bangladesh, Political Economy of Privatization-A Comparison of three political regimes, Adverse Effect of Currency Devaluation on Foreign Loan user Enterprises of Bangladesh, Political Economy of Currency Devaluation in Bangladesh, Banking Reform in Bangladesh: A Comparison with Good Practices, Management of Economic Growth in Bangladesh, Management of Foreign Currency Loans in Bangladesh, Speculative theory of Currency Crisis and Practice, Socio Economic Cost of Corruption. Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh-What Shape and What Shakes, Economics of Migrant Remittance in Bangladesh, Cost of Migrant Remittance in Bangladesh-What Shape and What Shapes, Mobile Banking for easy Remittance and Reduction in the Cost of Remittance. What should be the optimum size of the Cabinet of Bangladesh Government- A Comparison with Good Practices. From State to Market- Reforming Electricity Industry in Bangladesh. Introducing Uniform Energy Accounting in Bangladesh-The Rationale and way forward, Role of Accounting Profession in Curbing Corruption, Money Power in Election and issues on Financing of Election Expenditure-Bangladesh Perspective, From Cash to Accrual Basis Accounting-Reforming Government Accounting in Bangladesh, Code of Ethics for Accounting Professional-Dynamics and Constraints, Accounting Professionals under Pressure-The Liabilities of Accountants, Code of Ethics and Enforcement within Accounting Professionals, Global Branding of Accountancy Profession in Bangladesh, Introduction of Fair Value Accounting-A Paradigm shift. Presented papers at many National and International Conferences.

  • Dr. A.B.M. Harun-ur-Rashid
    Professor, Department of EEE, BUET
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
A. B. M. Harun-ur-Rashid received B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1984, M.Sc. Engineering from Oita University, Japan in 1988 and Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo, Japan in 1996. He has been serving as faculty member in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering at BUET since 1996 where he was promoted as Professor in 2006. He also served as Design Engineer at the Tokyo Design Center of Texas Instruments Japan Ltd. between 1988-1993 where he worked on the research and development of Bi-CMOS process for mixed signal VLSI circuits. He was a Research Fellow at Research Center for Nanodevices and Systems, Hiroshima University, Japan between 2001 to 2003 where he demonstrated very small size integrated antenna with very high transmission gain achieved by proton implantation on a Si-substrate.
Dr. Rashid is a senior member of IEEE. He was the president of IEEE Bangladesh Section in 2010, founding Secretary of IEEE Electron Device Society Bangladesh Chapter, and took the leadership in founding the IEEE Communication Society Bangladesh Chapter, joint IEEE EDS/SSCS Bangladesh Chapter and IEEE Women in Engineering affinity group of IEEE Bangladesh Section.
Dr. Rashid received Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellowship for conducting joint research with the Research Center for Nanodevices and Systems, Hiroshima University, Japan for 2 years between 2001-2003. He also Received Tokyu Foundation Fellowship for the first and second year of the Ph.D. Course (Oct 1993- Sept 1995) at the University of Tokyo and Received Rotary Yoneyama Fellowship for the 3rd Year of the Ph.D. Course (Oct 1995 -Sept 1996) at the University of Tokyo. He also received the Japanese Government Ministry of Science, Education, Culture and Sports (MONBUSHO) Scholarship from April 1986 - March 1988 to complete Master's degree in Electronic Engineering and from April 1985 - March 1986 to study the Japanese Language Courses.
Dr. Rashid have published 55 technical papers in various peer reviewed national and international journals and conference proceedings. He hold Japanese patents EP1617475 awarded in January 2006 and KR 1020057019981 awarded in February 2006.

  • Engr. A. K. M. A. Hamid
    President, Central Executive Committee, IDEB
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
A K M A Hamid was born on 13 May 1951 in a respectable and literate family at Karaniganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He obtained Diploma in Civil Engineering Degree from Dhaka Polytechnic Institute in 1968. He joined Dhaka WASA in 1969 and retired 2006 holding the post of Superintending Engineer. Presently he is Executive Managing Director of MCL Hotline Bangladesh, Director of Dhaka WASA & Director, Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) and also Member of the National Water Council & many more committees of the GoB.
He is founder Joint Secretary & served 28 years as General Secretary of the national largest professional organization named the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB). With his dynamic leadership IDEB has taken historical decision to join in the great Liberation War of Bangladesh. Now, he is the President of IDEB and the Editor of the registered Socio-Economical Technical Journal The Karigar, which is publishing for the last 40 years. He also founder of many educational institution & social organization.
Mr. Hamid is founder Secretary General of SAARC Diploma Engineers Forum (SDEF) recognized Apex Body of SAARC. The Mid-Level Engineers Forum of Asia Pacific which were established by his dynamic leadership.
He has visited many countries of the world.

  • Major General Moin Uddin (Retd.)
    Chairman, Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
Major General Moin Uddin, is the Chairman of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB). He born in a moderate Muslim family at Khusipur village under Dagonbhuiya upazila of Feni district on 02 January 1961. He is son of Late Abdus Salam Mia and Late Mahmuda Akter.
He achieved his M.Sc Engineering in Electrical & Electronic from Bangladesh Engineering & Technology University (BUET).
Major General Moin Uddin got commission in Bangladesh Army on February 1983. Since then, he has been performing his duty in various strategic positions actively.
He has traveled many countries including China, Hongkong, Thailand, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Congo, Japan, Liberia, Malaysia, Ivory Cost, Rassia, Singapur, Netherlands and United States of America. He is fond of reading books. Major General Moin Uddin is blessed with two daughters.

  • Dr. Shahjahan Mahmood
    Chairman, Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB
Dr. Shahjahan Mahmood comes with an experience of 24 years in the field of Communication Engineering, Corporate Governance, Acquisition Process, Technical Management, Policy Formulation and Implementation. Currently, he is working as the Chairman of Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) from 12 July, 2018. Before joining this position, he worked as the Chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) from October, 2015 to May, 2018.

From 2012 to 2015, he was the Software Lead and then a Systems Engineer in the Program Office for the Acquisition and Modernization of a Surveillance System at US Marine Corps at Quantico Marine Base, VA, USA, From 2004 to 2012, he worked at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Indian Head, MD, USA on a wide variety of problems, such as safety analysis of weapons, health monitoring of solid propellant rockets, information assurance of computer networks.
Before joining NSWC, he worked for 4 years at the Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC as a Systems Engineer in Electronic Warfare Branch and another 4 years at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Patuxent River, MD in the Simulation and Stimulation Branch developing software for simulating IR and UAV sensors on aircrafts.

He graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka earning a degree B.Sc. Engineering (Electrical). He obtained an M.S/ degree in Operations Research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA with a major in Communication Engineering and a Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering from the same school. He taught graduate level courses in Stochastic Processes as an Adjunct Faculty for 3 years at the Florida Institute of Technology, Pax River Campus, MD. He has presented research papers and chaired many sessions on Structural Health Monitoring in conferences held at Stanford University, Tokyo, Spain, Italy, UK and other countries.

  • Barister Sajed Ahammad Sami
    Managing Partner, Ahammad, Jonaed & Partners
    Status in the board : Independent Director, PGCB
Being a third-generation lawyer, Mr. Sajed Ahammad Sami comes from a family deep-rooted in our legal heritage with his father being a Justice of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and his grandfather being a Deputy Magistrate of the then British India. Mr. Ahammad completed his LLB (Hons) and PgDL from Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK and LLM (with Distinction) from Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA. A Barrister of the Lincoln’s Inn, UK and Attorney at Law of Supreme Court of the State of New York, USA, Mr. Ahammad is an Advocate of the Appellate Division of Supreme Court of Bangladesh. As a multi-jurisdictional legal professional, Mr. Ahammad has amassed extensive experience in his legal practice in various countries, including USA, England, France and Bangladesh.

Mr. Ahammad is the Managing Partner of one the leading boutique law firms of Bangladesh, Ahammad, Jonaed & Partners. He has vast experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters, with particular focus in judicial reviews, admiralty and maritime, direct & indirect taxation, arbitration and company matters. Mr. Ahammad has niche expertise in corporate structuring, regulatory compliance, foreign direct investments, mergers & acquisitions, and cross-border transactions. Apart from his legal profession, Mr. Ahammad is also a Director of export-oriented garments manufacturing and trading companies, Colors & Stitches Ltd. and Sartorial Bangladesh Ltd.

On a more personal level, Mr. Ahammad is a family man and tries to spend as much time possible with his two sons and wife, also an Advocate of the Supreme Court and a Barrister of Grey’s Inn, UK. An avid explorer, he has travelled to numerous countries over the world. In his spare time, Mr. Ahammad loves to watch cricket and listen to music.

  • Mr. Golam Kibria
    Managing Director, PGCB
    Status in the board : Director, PGCB